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Periodontal disease

Introduction: Periodontal disease

Description of Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease (medical condition): Dental infection of the gums and/or related bones....more »

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  »Introduction: Periodontitis
  »Symptoms of Periodontitis

Periodontal disease: a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth.
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Periodontal disease: Related Topics

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Periodontal disease as a Disease

Periodontal disease: Another name for Periodontitis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Periodontitis
  »Symptoms of Periodontitis

Periodontal disease: Related Diseases

Periodontal disease: Periodontal disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Periodontal disease

Some of the causes of Periodontal disease are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Periodontal disease (Periodontitis)

Some of the symptoms of Periodontal disease incude:

Periodontal disease: Article Excerpts about Periodontitis

Periodontitis is an infection in the gums and the bone that holds the teeth in place. If the infection gets worse, your gums... (Source: excerpt from Keep your teeth and gums healthy: NIDDK)

Periodontal disease: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Periodontal disease:

Terms associated with Periodontal disease:

Terms Similar to Periodontal disease:

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More specific terms for Periodontal disease:

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Broader terms for Periodontal disease

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For a description of Periodontal disease, see:

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Hierarchical classifications of Periodontal disease

The following list attempts to classify Periodontal disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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